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Old 02 Dec 2007, 02:31 am
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Default can a frame be replaced on a 1995 acura integra?

i was told tht i have a bent frame on my car and ive heard its not that safe to have it realigned
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Old 02 Dec 2007, 02:47 am
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You can, but the car's worthless. It's not something you'd do. You'd just buy the car with the good frame and drive that.It might make reasonably good sense if we're talking about a piece of the car that's removable. I get the feeling you don't really know what's bent.
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You could have it straightened, but your car would still never be as strong as it once was. Most insurance companies will total any car that has a bent frame especially a uni-body.
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Can't be done because your car has a unit body where the body and frame are one unit.
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Old 02 Dec 2007, 03:46 am
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ya it is easy u need the manul
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Old 02 Dec 2007, 04:01 am
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Your car doesn't actually have a frame, it's a unibody construction. If your insurance company finds out about it they will 9 times out of 10 junk the car.
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Nope, the whole car is what is called Monocoque Construction (French for "single" (mono) and "shell" (coque)) is a construction technique that supports structural load using an object's external skin. This stands in contrast with using an internal framework (or truss) that is then covered with a non-load-bearing skin. Monocoque construction was first widely used in aircraft, starting in the 1930s.This makes a light weight construction and cheaper. The disadvantage is when damage is made to the body is shot, like a Soda can with a nick on it. It can be crushed easily now. No matter how it can be straighten out.Chuck it and move on! Good luck chump!
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Old 02 Dec 2007, 04:31 am
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if it is one of the two subframes (front or rear) yes you can--if unibody is damaged the car is considered totalled but it can still be aligned ( a close as it can get) as long as the frame rail(s) is not cracked or creased to it's stress point.it will not be perfect,but will help with tire wear and pulling the subframes basically hold the suspension in place(rear) and provide points to mount the drivetrain(front)
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